The questions below are all actual questions asked by previous WRI 102 students with answers written by our librarians.
If you need further assistance, don't hesitate to visit or contact the Research Help Desk (details in left sidebar).
Answer: To access and take the WRI 102 Library Quiz on ilearn, you first need to follow a few simple instructions, attached below. To find out more about the quiz, open the Library Classes tab of this Libguide.
Answer: Answer: Deciding on a topic is the starting point of your research. Consider choosing a topic you find interesting or want to know more about. Look under the Finding a Topic tab of this Libguide for a list of suggestions.
Answer: To find a book on your research topic you can use the Library's discovery tool called WorldCat. Search WorldCat from the Library's Homepage and from your results page, limit to content type: books/ebooks. For help with using WorldCat, and locating items on the shelves, refer to the Library's Learning Modules (Reflect Learn Connect - Identify Options).
Answer: The Library's discovery tool WorldCat can be used to search for library DVDs. From the results screen, refine your search by Library Location to Media - 1st floor. The entire process is explained in a short video available under the Library's Learning Modules (Select Sources) called Finding Documentary Films. Remember to ask at the Research Help Desk on the first floor of the Library if you would like help in finding recommended sources.
Answer: If looking for counter-arguments for your paper, you could try searching a library database called Opposing Viewpoints. This database provides access to a large range of viewpoint essays covering many controversial social issues. If you would like help searching this useful database, visit the Research Help Desk on the first floor of the Library where a librarian can help you.
Answer: To get help with your WRI 102 research paper, explore this LibGuide! You can also visit the Research Help Desk located on the first floor of the library where you can get assistance from a librarian. For details, look at the Getting Help section on the left side of this page.
Answer: English Dictionaries are located in the Reference Collection on the first floor of the library at the following call number: PE1628
Answer: AUS librarians have put together a useful guide to using APA style which lists working examples of all source types. Follow these APA citation examples when preparing your list of references. To access the guide, look under the APA Help tab of this Libguide or follow the link below. The Library also provides access to a number of citation tools which will help you collect, manage and format your sources. These tools are called EndNote Web and Zotero. Ask at the Research Help Desk on the first floor if you need help using these tools.